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Republic of Korea - Life expectancy at birth

82.0 (years) in 2016

In 2016, life expectancy for Republic of Korea was 82 years. Life expectancy of Republic of Korea increased from 58.5 years in 1967 to 82 years in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.69 %.

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What is life expectancy?

Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

What is Republic of Korea life expectancy?

Date Value Change, %
2016 82.0 0.00 %
2015 82.0 0.37 %
2014 81.7 0.56 %
2013 81.3 0.56 %
2012 80.8 0.31 %
2011 80.6 0.56 %
2010 80.1 0.19 %
2009 80.0 0.57 %
2008 79.5 0.50 %
2007 79.1 0.57 %
2006 78.7 0.64 %
2005 78.2